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Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

  • Designation: Pittsburgh
  • Head Count: 400
  • Gross Revenues: $268,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $670,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $670,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -2

Buchanan Ingersoll was a large Pittsburgh-based law firm that merged with Pennslyvania firm Klett Rooney in October 2006 to become Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney. On May 31, 2007, the firm merged with Alhadeff & Solar. The firm ranked 114th on The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 200 rankings of U.S. law firms by revenue, with $250,000,000 in gross revenue in 2010. In terms of size, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, with 406 attorneys, was ranked as the 108th largest law firm in the United States by the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250. The firm's areas of expertise includes corporate finance, litigation, tax, government relations, and health care. The firm has offices in several states in the U.S., including New York, New Jersey, Florida and California.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 119 -2 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 113 -3 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 79 17 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard NR N/A Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Foreign Judgments Invalid Until Parties Invoke Recognition Act

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : January 12, 2014

Following federal case law interpreting two statutes on the enforcement of foreign and out-of-state judgments, the state Superior Court has ruled that a foreign judgment cannot be valid without first being recognized by state courts.

George Benaur

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 24, 2014

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, Princeton

Alexis M. Aloi

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 24, 2014

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, Princeton

New Leaders of the Bar 2014

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 24, 2014

The lawyers profiled in these pages are those that represent a new wave of leadership in the New Jersey legal profession.

Litigation Increasing Along With Need for Price Certainty

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 22, 2014

Corporations are showing an increased willingness to enter into or fight litigation than they were a few years ago, but only if their law firms can be very specific when it comes to the cost, Pennsylvania litigators have said.

The Churn: As DLA Turns, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 18, 2014

A flurry of moves at DLA Piper; a longtime Quinn Emanuel partner departs; and Bingham loses two more amid merger talks in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Fired Broward Public Defender Strikes Back Disputing Howard Finkelstein's Account

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : January 17, 2014

A former Broward public defender disputes the circumstances of his firing for alleged hate speech toward Palestinians.

Law Firms Bill Flat Rates for E-Discovery Management

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : January 10, 2014

Flat rates for e-discovery services are becoming more popular as firms accumulate more project data.

Firms Beginning To Take Flat-Fee Model to E-Discovery

Gina Passarella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 09, 2014

How one firm negotiated a flat rate with a managed services provider for the entire spectrum of e-discovery services.

The Sedona Conference to Add Data Security Group

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : January 09, 2014

A new Working Group from The Sedona Conference will focus on data security and privacy liability.

The 2014 New Leaders of the Bar

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 08, 2014

The 49 lawyers included on this list are those that we decided—after a rigorous evaluation process—are emblematic of a new wave of leadership in the New Jersey legal profession.

Firms Beginning to Take Flat-Fee Model to E-Discovery

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 01, 2014

As many firms continue to grapple with how to manage their clients' e-discovery needs, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has used its analysis of years' worth of discovery data to negotiate a flat rate with a managed services provider for the entire spectrum of e-discovery services.

How to Protect Client Data From Government Spies and Other Miscreants

Monica Bay : Law Technology News : January 24, 2014

Cybercriminals and the government may have access to your firm's confidential client data.

In N.Y. Lateral Talks, Pa. Law Firms Selling Size, Cost-Benefit

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 16, 2014

A certain subset of Pennsylvania's law firms this month have looked to grow their nascent New York offices by focusing on core legal strengths while capitalizing on what they say is a strong interest in the lateral market from lawyers at both larger and smaller firms.

Name Partner From Deasey Mahoney Goes In-House With Client

Zack Needles : The Legal Intelligencer : January 12, 2014

After 20 years at litigation defense firm Deasey, Mahoney, Valentini & North, name shareholder Jane A. North is leaving to become senior vice president of claims at client Philadelphia Insurance Cos.

The Churn: Akin Gump, Buchanan Ingersoll Expand, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 03, 2014

Akin Gump adds more Patton Boggs refugees, Buchanan Ingersoll becomes the latest firm to head for the Rockies and more lateral hires from across the Am Law 200.

Buchanan Ingersoll Opens in Denver, Hires Two Lawyers

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 03, 2014

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has become the latest Pennsylvania firm to focus on expansion in Denver.

Pennsylvania Am Law 200 Firms Aren't in 'Super Rich' Category

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 30, 2014

The same six Pennsylvania law firms appear on Legal affiliate The American Lawyer's Am Law 200 ranking this year as did last year, and as with their Am Law 100 counterparts, none fell into the magazine's "super rich" category of firms showing top results in both revenue per lawyer and partner profits.

N.J. Federal Judge Pumps Brakes on BMW Class Action

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 29, 2014

A putative class action against BMW over allegedly defective convertible tops lost some momentum but hasn't ground to a halt yet, thanks to a New Jersey federal judge's ruling.

While Judge Pollack Receives Treatment For Alcoholism, She Wants Taxpayers To Pay Her Salary

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : January 29, 2014

Broward County Court Judge Gisele Pollack wants the Florida Supreme Court to amend her suspension to pay her while she receives treatment for alcoholism.

Developer Of Hollywood Project Keen To Not Overbuild

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : January 27, 2014

Instead of going for high-density construction, a Hollywood developer will build about a third of the condos allowed at the site of the demolished Martha's on the Intracoastal restaurant.

Children, New Venue Add to Phila. Bar's 35th Annual 5K Run

Manny D. Pokotilow : The Legal Intelligencer : January 23, 2014

On May 18, the 35th Philadelphia Bar Association 5K Charity Run took place at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park.

Butterworth Receives Bar Foundation's Highest Honor

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 16, 2014

Robert Butterworth will receive the 2014 Medal of Honor Award for his leadership in multi-state litigation against the tobacco industry that brought $11 billion to Florida.

Law Firms Bulking Up Intelligence Analysis Arms

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 13, 2014

In a profession that relies heavily on precedence, research of all forms has long driven even the business decisions of law firms. But in the past few years that function has morphed from one of printing out reams of information into one that involves targeted business analysis that often requires a leap of faith rather than following the doctrine of stare decisis.

Pa. Supreme Court Agrees to Take Up Priest Abuse Case

Zack Needles : The Legal Intelligencer : January 09, 2014

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments over the conviction of Monsignor William J. Lynn, the first Catholic Church administrative official convicted of endangering the welfare of children abused by other priests.

The Churn: Winston Bulks Up in IP and Asia, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2014

Despite a recent round of layoffs, Winston & Strawn has hired a four-strong corporate team in Hong Kong and a three-partner IP team in San Francisco.

Buchanan Ingersoll Hires PNC Bank's Ex-Deputy General Counsel

Zack Needles : The Legal Intelligencer : January 05, 2014

Pittsburgh-based Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has brought aboard Hank Pool, former deputy general counsel of longtime client PNC Bank, as senior counsel in its financial services practice.

D.C. Moves

: The National Law Journal : January 28, 2014

Legal industry job changes in our nation's capital.

DC Lateral Moves

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : January 25, 2014

This week's lateral moves in the D.C. legal market include a new solo practice from a Justice Department lawyer, a contruction and government-contract group joining Peckar & Abramson and a partner added to Manatt, Phelps & Phillips' health care practice.

On The Move: New Associates at Harwood Lloyd

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 24, 2014

Drinker Biddle & Reath promotes two associates, and five firms add associates.